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Publish in SAGE Open, SAGE's groundbreaking, open-access publication of peer-reviewed, original research and review articles, spanning the full spectrum of the social and behavioral sciences and the humanities. More than 1,000 manuscripts have been submitted in the last year.

Submit your manuscript through SAGE track, SAGE's web-based peer review and submission system, powered by ScholarOne Manuscripts™. Submitting your manuscript is free. Only if your manuscript is accepted will you pay the author acceptance fee of $395 (discounted from the regular price of $695). For more information, view the SAGE Open manuscript submission guidelines.

Several leading universities have partnered with SAGE in a special arrangement for its faculty and students who choose to publish in SAGE Open. If you are at one of these universities, your fees are fully covered under this agreement. All you have to do is submit your manuscript. SAGE will manage the rest! The universities are:

A growing number of universities, research centers, foundations, and government agencies are setting aside funds to support author fees for Open Access. Check to see if your institution is among them or consult your department library liaison or scholarly communication librarian.

Learn more about who's publishing in SAGE Open and its various features:

  • Latest Articles list and archived articles
  • Subject Collections where you can browse articles by topic
  • Public Usage Statistics by article
  • 5-Star Article Ratings: rate an article for quality and impact—check the Reader Responses section in the sidebar of each article and start rating
  • Podcasts: start listening to these valuable supplemental resources for select articles


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Advisory Board:
Molefi Kete Asante
Temple University
Yossef S. Ben-Porath
Kent State University
Patrice Buzzanell
Purdue University
David R. Goldfield
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Carol Hixson
University of South Florida,
St. Petersburg
Nicholas W Jankowski
Virtual Knowledge Studio for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Roger Lee
Queen Mary, University of London, UK
Tim Newburn
London School of Economics, UK
Claire M. Renzetti
University of Kentucky
Shawn O. Utsey
Virginia Commonwealth University
Barney Warf
University of Kansas
David Wilson
Warwick Business School, UK
Christopher Winship
Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations and Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

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